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WATCH: Short Documentary On War Of Independence Ambush In West Kerry

WATCH: Short Documentary On War Of Independence Ambush In West Kerry

September 8, 2021 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE site of a significant event in the War of Independence in west Kerry was investigated recently as part of archaeological works on the N86 road improvement scheme, the details of which have been produced in a short documentary which has been published online. Archaeological Management Solutions Ltd. (AMS), who […]

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Helen and Paddy Shea  and Paddy and Ornagh Moriarty at the Blennerville commemoration.

War Of Independence Remembered At Blennerville Commemoration

July 12, 2021 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

A COMMEMORATION was held on Sunday, at Robert Emmet Park, in Blennerville where local historian, Martin Moore, gave a short talk on the village’s involvement in the War of Independence, which ended 100 years ago, on July 11, 1921. In the course of his speech, Martin referred to the daring […]

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Remembering ‘The Siege Of Tralee’ 95 Years On

Remembering ‘The Siege Of Tralee’ 95 Years On

November 7, 2015 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

THIS week marks the 95th anniversary of a terrible time for the people of Tralee. As the War of Independence raged in Ireland, the eyes of the world were fixed on the Kerry capital┬ábecause of a siege of the town by the Black and Tans. It was a reign of […]

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